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Half Broke Horses: A True-Life Novel

Jeannette Walls

From the author of The GlassCastle, a spellbinding true-life novel about Walls' grandmother--horse trainer, teacher, flapper, rancher, and pilot.

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Published: Sep 2010

The Paris Wife

Paula McLain

Chicago, 1920: Hadley Richardson is a quiet twenty-eight-year-old who has all but given up on love and happiness-until she meets Ernest Hemingway. Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, the pair set sail for Paris, where they be...

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Published: Mar 2012

Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Mark T. Sullivan

Based on the true story of a forgotten hero, Beneath a Scarlet Sky is the triumphant, epic tale of one young man's incredible courage and resilience during one of history's darkest hours.Pino Lella wants nothing to do with the war or ...

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Published: May 2017

In the Shadow of the Banyan: A Novel

Vaddey Ratner

This "unputdownable" (Better Homes and Gardens) New York Times bestselling novel tells the powerful and inspiring story of a girl who comes of age during the Cambodian genocide.In the Shadow of the Banyan is an unforgettable...

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Published: Jun 2013

I Always Loved You

Robin Oliveira

A story of Mary Cassatt and Edgar Degas, from the New York Times bestselling author of  My Name Is Mary SutterThe young Mary Cassatt never thought moving to Paris after the Civil War to be an artist was going to be easy, but when,...

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Published: Mar 2015

No Person Above the Law: A Novel Base...

Cynthia Cooper

The country faced a Constitutional crisis during the Watergate conspiracy. He stood firm to set the record straight. As the chief judge of the federal court in Washington D.C. in 1972, John J. Sirica took on the trial of burglars arre...

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Published: Apr 2019

Where Daffodils Bloom: Based on a Tru...

Leya Delray

In a tiny town on the coast of Lancashire, Lily Brown is trying to hold her world together.With England in the throes of World War II, her alcoholic father a prisoner overseas, and her mother struggling to make ends meet, she is convi...

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Published: Oct 2018

Newton and Polly: A Novel of Amazing ...

Jody Hedlund

Acclaimed novelist Jody Hedlund brings the real story of "Amazing Grace" to page in a thrilling tale of the love story of John Newton and Polly Catlett. John Newton fell in love with Polly Catlett at first sight. But Polly w...

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Published: Sep 2016

Growing Up Dead in Texas

Stephen Graham Jones

PUBLISHER'S WEEKLYJones combines memoir and mystery in his latest novel (after Zombie Bake-Off), returning to his hometown of Greenwood, Texas, to explore a decades-old crime that would rend a community irrevocably asunder. In 1985, ...

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Published: Jun 2012

The Ten Loves of Nishino

Hiromi Kawakami

Best-selling and beloved Japanese author Hiromi Kawakami (The Nakano Thrift Shop) tells the story of an enigmatic man through the voices of ten remarkable women who have loved him.   "If you like Haruki Murakami and Yoko Ogawa...

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Published: Jun 2019

When We Cease to Understand the World...

Benjamin Labatut

Shortlisted for the 2021 International Booker Prize A fictional examination of the lives of real-life scientists and thinkers whose discoveries resulted in moral consequences beyond their imagining.When We Cease to Understand th...

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Published: Sep 2021

My Real Name Is Hanna

Tara Lynn Masih

Inspired by real Holocaust events, this poignant debut novel is a powerful coming-of-age story that will resonate with fans of The Book Thief and Between Shades of Gray.--A 2018 Skipping Stones Honor Award BookHanna Slivka is on the c...

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Published: Sep 2018

Pearl of China

Anchee Min

In the small southern China town of Chin-kiang, in the last days of the nineteenth century, two young girls bump heads and become thick as thieves. Willow is the only child of a destitute family. Pearl is the headstrong daughter of Ch...

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Published: Mar 2011

In the Sea There Are Crocodiles

Fabio Geda

What would you do if, when you were ten, you were left to fend for yourself, and, in order to survive, you had to undertake a harrowing journey all the way from Afghanistan to Italy? In early 2002, Enaiatollah Akbari’s village fell...

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Published: Jun 2012

The Autobiography of Mrs. Tom Thumb

Melanie Benjamin

In her national bestseller Alice I Have Been, Melanie Benjamin imagined the life of the woman who inspired Alice in Wonderland. Now, in this jubilant new novel, Benjamin shines a dazzling spotlight on another fascinating female figure...

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Published: Apr 2012

Mademoiselle Chanel: A Novel

C. W. Gortner

For readers of The Paris Wife and Z comes this vivid novel full of drama, passion, tragedy, and beauty that stunningly imagines the life of iconic fashion designer Coco Chanel—the ambitious, gifted laundrywoman's daughter who revolu...

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Published: Dec 2015

Jesus: A Story of Enlightenment

Deepak Chopra

Very little is known or recorded about Jesus in his formative years. In the Gospel stories, we witness Jesus' birth and then see him as a young boy of 12 questioning the Rabbis in the Temple in Jerusalem. Following this, he does not r...

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Published: Nov 2009

The Conqueror's Wife: A Novel of Alex...

Stephanie Thornton

A novel from the acclaimed author of The Tiger Queens, for readers looking for "strong and determined female protagonists" (Historical Novel Society) and "a sprawling historical saga" (Renee Rosen)...We are the wom...

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Published: Dec 2015

Murmur

“[Murmur will] grip your mind in the very first pages, break your heart halfway through, and in the end, strangely, unexpectedly, restore your faith in human beings and their endless capacity for resilience.” ―Wellcome Book Priz...

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Published: Apr 2019

The First Mrs. Rothschild

Sara Aharoni

In this award-winning historical saga, passionate young lovers in a Jewish ghetto rise to become the foremost financial dynasty in the world.It is the turn of the eighteenth century in Frankfurt, Germany, and young Gutle and Meir Amsc...

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Published: Jul 2019

Death of President Brigham Young: Bri...

Anonymous

Death of President Brigham Young - Brief Sketch of his Life and Labors is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1877. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science...

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Published: May 2017

Elias Warner Leavenworth

Anonymous

Elias Warner Leavenworth is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1887. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutritio...

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Published: Mar 2017

In Memoriam

Anonymous

In Memoriam - John White Geary is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1873. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nu...

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Published: May 2017

In Memory of Joseph W. Lester

Anonymous

In Memory of Joseph W. Lester - collection of obituary sermons, sketches and letters is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1873. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as resear...

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Published: Feb 2019

Life of Thomas Hawley Canfield: His e...

Anonymous

Life of Thomas Hawley Canfield - His early efforts to open a route for the transportation of the products of the West to New England is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1889. Hansebooks is editor of the li...

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Published: Mar 2017

Memorial Sketch of Dr. William Freder...

Anonymous

Memorial Sketch of Dr. William Frederick Poole, MDCCCXXI is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1895. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and e...

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Published: May 2017

Services at the Funeral of Martha

Anonymous

Services at the Funeral of Martha - Wife of Hovey K. Clarke is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1869. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel an...

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Published: Jan 2019

Some Facts about the Life and Public ...

Anonymous

Some Facts about the Life and Public Services of Benjamin Helm Bristow, of Kentucky is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1876. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as researc...

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Published: May 2017

The Experience of Thomas H. Jones: Wh...

Anonymous

The Experience of Thomas H. Jones - Who Was a Slave for Forty-Three Years is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1862. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and sci...

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Published: Mar 2017

William Nylander

Anonymous

William Nylander is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of 1899. Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as research and science, travel and expeditions, cooking and nutrition, medic...

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Published: Feb 2020
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